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PR WEB: A free guide has been published online for women with a man in their life who has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. READ MORE> Womans_Guide_to_PCa_Treatment

Women Against Prostate Cancer today announced the availability of A Woman’s Guide to Prostate Cancer Treatment: Supporting the Man in Your Life.

The new, free online, easy-to-read booklet provides information on the available prostate cancer treatment options, targeted for caregivers so they can assist their partner in making the often difficult decisions involved in choosing a treatment path.

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BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK: A US company will next month report the results of its study of abiraterone acetate plus prednisone for the treatment of patients with metastatic advanced prostate cancer, also called castration-resistant prostate cancer. READ MORE>

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MARKETWIRE:  The approval of Dendreon’s prostate cancer vaccine Provenge in April was a boon for a nascent cancer vaccine industry that had suffered several setbacks, and should lead to an influx of market opportunities and a surge in regulatory activity. READ MORE>

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THE WHITE HOUSE: Health reforms in the US give prostate cancer patients a better insurance deal, US President Barack Obama claims in his statement launching the Blue September awareness month. READ MORE>

The health care reforms included in the landmark Affordable Care Act also address specific needs of individuals fighting cancer, including removing annual and lifetime caps on insurance coverage, prohibiting insurance companies from dropping coverage after an individual gets sick, and guaranteeing insurance coverage for individuals participating in clinical trials, the cornerstone of cancer research.

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IRISH TIMES.COM: Four out of every five Irish men diagnosed with prostate cancer will still be alive in five years. READ MORE>

Improvements in survival rates are being attributed to increased screening, better surgery and multidisciplinary care.

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URO TODAY: The side effects of radiotherapy for prostate cancer are likely to lessen as new approaches become available, says a new study. READ MORE>

It is likely that recent technical advances, such as intensity modulation and image guidance, will further improve the toxicity profile of prostate radiotherapy.

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NEW YORK TIMES: Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers, by Ralph H. Blum and Dr. Mark Scholz, is a provocative and frank look at the bewildering world of prostate cancer, from the current state of the multi-billion-dollar industry to the range of available treatments. READ MORE>

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